Hotmounting eSATA drive
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Mon May 28 18:32:05 UTC 2007
At 10:32 AM -0700 5/28/07, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
>I have an external SATA drive that's usually powered off. It has two
>ext3 partitions, FWIW. I find that mount does not recognize the devices
>(/dev/sdb1, /dev/sdb2) unless the drive is powered on before booting.
>I expect that this is something that HAL should attend to. Any
>suggestions as to what's wrong? HAL works fine with other hot mounted
It may not be HAL. When you turn it on, does the device appear in the
dmesg log? As Mikkel says, does it appear in /dev? udevmonitor might help
here. If it is a HAL issue, is "lshal -m" informative?
TonyN.:' <mailto:tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>
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